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Phone photo: @ivankphoto The open road is a symbol of freedom and adventure. This road leads down to surf spot called Shipwrecks in northern #Baja, #Mexico. #Bajandoparabaja, @runa_photos, @natgeo, @panospictures, @thephotosociety
Photo by Tyrone Turner, @tyronefoto. Ka'Yenne Waterhouse, 5, poses for a portait before the start of the Original Big Nine Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line parade in December, 2014. See more in my Nat Geo Proof story, "Decked out in Sunday's Best for a New Orleans Second Line." @natgeo @natg
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // I photographed this Hindu priest conducting a prayer ceremony in the evening in Karnataka. These simple prayer ceremonies can be held as often as one to five times per day. An aarti is sung and incense lit by the priest which is often accompanied by the rin
Time Lapse by @timlaman. A little fresh powder makes for a great photo shoot with skier @russlaman. Time Lapse from one day of shooting at Grand Targhee Wyoming. #skiing #Wyoming #powder @thephotosoceity @natgeocreative
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Suspended on a thin rope, engulfed in cloud and lost in time, a tiny figure is dwarfed by the sheer size on a monumental scale of Cloud Ladder Hall in the Quankou Cave system in Chongqing Municipality of China. The beam of light cast by another cavers head torc
photo by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James) Sometimes a slightly wider lens is required. Shot on assignment in Wyoming for a special issue on the Greater Yellowstone Eco-system
Photo by @kitracahana Miss Pearl Heart transforms into the “The Silver Lady” in her home in the New Orleans Bywater neighborhood. A famous local mime and longstanding resident of the Bywater, Miss Pearl is known for having an open house for low-income buskers and artists trying to stay afloat in the
Look into these eyes and SAVE THE TIGER! Check out "Tigers Forever" - Saving the World's Most Endangered Cat" my NG Book with Sharon Guynup Check out Sharon's Nat Geo Cat Watch blog's - everything you ever wanted to know about the worlds largest cat and the threats they face. Read - J. A. Mills "Blo
Kingo, a western lowland gorilla, ponders a leaf before chowing down. Photo by Ian Nichols @fnordfoto | the 2015 to 2025 IUCN action plan for great ape conservation in western and central Africa is out, a must read for anyone interested in ape conservation, Google it! @thephotosociety #greatape #pri
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz This is how Lower Manhattan looked at sunrise last month, now that #OneWorldTrade is finished, and Frank Gehry’s wavy skyscraper has some new company to its left. Scroll down through @newyorkairbook to see the exact same view last year and compare. #build
Photograph by @paulnicklen I am going to get back to posting my polar series on @paulnicklen very soon, however, in the meantime we just went and did a fun dive and I wanted to share these images with you. What do I do on a rare day off from shooting for @natgeo? We go and shoot for @sea_legacy an
#PlanetaPhoto is a movement to conserve nature through the power of photography:
Photo // @jimmy_chin A little windy in the high country this week. @jxnfigs searching for calm in the chaos. #iphone #gtnp @kitdski @jacksonhole @thephotosociety
Fighting one of the most destructive invasive species in the Western Hemisphere—the lionfish:
"Photographing transition is tough. But success takes you to new levels of photography."
Photo by @JohnStanmeyer A #dustdevil picks up dirt and plant debris pulverized by the migration out of #Syria. Relatives, friends, and helpful strangers—waiting to welcome the refugees as they walk into #Turkey—were caught in the maelstrom. Fleeing Terror, Finding Refuge ~ My latest story for @Nat
photo by @drewtrush The numbers are in. Recent aerial surveys by managers of the National Elk Refuge have tallied 8,390 elk this winter on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, WY. With a population objective of 5,000, the current population is about 68 percent higher than the objective. The refuge
Timelapse by @anandavarma. Insects feed on a bioluminescent #mushroom (Neonothopanus gardneri) as day breaks in the palm forests of #Piaui in northern #Brazil. Scientists believe this glow has some ecological function in the forest, but they aren’t sure what that function is. Perhaps it is to att
Photo by @edkashi/@viiphoto: An employee prepares to work at a yeast factory in the Sao Manoel Usina, where #ethanol is produced in Sao Manoel, Brazil on Sept. 26, 2011. #Brazil is host to the largest sugar and ethanol producers in the world. According to a report on, the use of low-ca
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // I photographed this fruit and vegetable stand in the Pul-e-Khumri bazaar in northern Afghanistan. The city about 150 miles north of Kabul, and is the capital of Baglan province, which is known for its abundant agricultural products, especially fruits and vege
Park rangers at the site of a rhino poaching. Last year 1215 rhinos were killed in South Africa alone. Save the rhino! Rhino horn has been found to have no medicinal value. It is made of keratin, the same tissue as our hair or nails - so chew your fingernails - and SAVE THE RHINO!!!!!!!! @stevewint
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto. Japanese Garden at Duke Farms: Japanese Gardens are "seasonless," meant to be enjoyed year round. Winter, though, may be my favorite, with its muted colors, naked tree branches and on this day, the added texture of snow. We lucked out scheduling the Duke F
Photograph by @paulnicklen while having a ton of fun with @galynfranklin, @cristinamitteremier, @jeremykoreski and 200 sea lions off of Vancouver Island, BC. Steller Sea Lions are some of the most interactive and amazing creatures I have had the pleasure of swimming with underwater. They are like
Phone photo: @ivankphoto An angel stands over the grave of Armando Vidaurrazaga in a cemetery near El Socorrito, #Baja, #Mexico. #Bajandoparabaja, @runa_photos, @natgeo, @panospictures, @thephotosociety
Close your eyes and imagine walking knee deep through jade waters, an empty hammock fluttering in the distance, warm sunshine and just enough breeze that you don’t break a sweat—then lay back and wait for sunset. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for Spring!! iPhone photo by @kengeiger #holbox #